Woman's ensemble in two parts (swimsuit and cover-up)

American
1950–65
Designed by Tina Leser (American, 1910–1986)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back (suit): 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.) Center back (cover-up): 106.7 cm (42 in.)

Accession Number

2011.489.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

One piece swimsuit. White with red, pink and green floral trim and straps. Back zipper.

Labels inside:
Tina Leser Original
and
Gabar New York (on reverse side: 14)

White swimsuit cover up with red, pink and green floral trim. Back buttons. 3/4 length sleeves.

Labels inside:
Tina Leser Original

Provenance

2011, sold by Katy Kane Vintage Clothing (New Hope, PA) to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.